Wilber has had his agricultural business for several years. Right now he has the property that his parents left him, but he lacks the principal for his business to be successful and for his neighbors in the community to benefit. He says that the project is very interesting to him.
Currently Wilber is requesting a microloan of 500,000 CRC to buy passion fruit seeds, with which he hopes to make his business grow and improve his quality of life as well as that of his family.
Wilber is a member of the Delirio Community Credit Enterprise, one of the 110 member organizations of EDESA in Costa Rica. This will be his first loan, and with it he hopes to continue growing personally and financially, as well as participating actively in the credit organization in his community.
Desde hace varios años que Wilber tiene este negocio de actividad agrícola, ya que cuenta en estos momentos con el propiedad que le heredaron sus padres, pero le falta lo principal para que su negocio surja y para que los vecinos de su comunidad se vean beneficiados. Dice que el proyecto le es muy interesante.
Actualmente Wilber está solicitando un micro crédito de ¢500.000 (quinientos mil colones) para la compra de semillas de maracuyá. Con esto el espera hacer crecer su negocio y mejorar tanto su calidad de vida como la de su familia.
Wilber es socio de la Empresa de Crédito Comunal de Delirio, una de las 110 organizaciones socias de EDESA en Costa Rica. Este será su primer préstamo y con él espera continuar creciendo a nivel personal y económico además de participar activamente en la organización de crédito en su comunidad.
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As a small and relatively young MFI located in Costa Rica, EDESA has difficulty attracting other sources of capital. Many other microfinance funders do not work in Costa Rica, because overall the country is too rich. However, organizations such as EDESA work with extremely marginalized populations in Costa Rica that really need the access to capital that EDESA provides. By funding EDESA, Kiva lenders are allowing the organization to grow and reach more people than they otherwise would be able to reach.
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